A Legacy of Plant Exploration

Expert Lectures, Wine & Cheese, Reception, Tour

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 6:30PM-9:00PM 

The Chester County Historical Society continuously ties together people, places and stories from several centuries in ways that inform, surprise and excite us!  Join us in the excitement on Thursday, March 2nd.  We are presenting, in partnership with Longwood Gardens, a fascinating evening exploring A Legacy of Plant Exploration.


Enjoy a wine and cheese reception at Chester County Historical Society, tour the exhibit and learn from three notable speakers: artist Adrian Martinez, Longwood Gardens instructor David Culp, and Longwood Gardens Curator Peter Zale. 


Thursday, March 2, 2017
Time: 6:30-9:00 pm
Location: Chester County Historical Society
 Complimentary exhibit tour: The Visionary World of Humphry Marshall 1750-1800
 Price: $39 per person
Inclement weather date: March 9, 2017

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